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(ENG) A Pattern of Persecution: The Growing Attack against Housing and Land Rights Defenders
A SOLIDARITY APPEAL TO END THE GLOBAL ATTACK ON HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS
 
(ENG) DMB NRW calls for social housing provision for all.
Statement of the DMB NRW (German Temants Union in the state of NRW, more than 300.000members).
 
(ENG) Report from Anti London Olympics
Regeneration march and meeting plus comment
 
(ENG) Affordable Rental Housing –a guarantee of social cohesion and mobility
Statement of the Congress Berlin by the International Tenants Union
 
Agreements and conclusions From the Urban Networks Coordination Meeting In Nairobi, on the 4th proposal day of the WSF2007 (Jan. 24)
On January 24th, In accordance with the framework of the WSF and supported by HIC and AIH, a coordination meeting took place among the urban social movements that fight for the right to housing and the right to the city. The meeting was made up of 200 movements’ representatives from 20 countries spread across Africa, Asia, and South and North America, as well as FAL member local authorities. The conclusions stated below involve all the participants that were the main networks acting as agents of the session, including: HIC, AITEC, AIH, and FAL which discussed the issues again. These conclusions link international, collective and local campaigns.
 
UN Expert Urges Sudan to Respect Human Rights of Communities Affected by Hydro-Electric Dam Projects
The Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, Miloon Kothari, issued the following statement today:
 
Only a just city can become a safe city
UN-Habitat´s slogan for Habitat Day 2007 is A Safe City is a Just City. As governments and media hold security issues as their foremost concern, so do many UN programs.
 
Basic Principles and Guidelines on Development-based Evictions and Displacement
Excerpts from the report of the Special Rapporteur Miloon Kothari on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context.
 
COHRE and HIC launch a report on the impacts of Plan Puebla Panama related-development projects on the right to housing and to land of rural and indigenous communities in Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala
The implementation of the analysed projects of infrastructure, energy and tourism have increased land conflicts and social tension, affirm COHRE and HIC. Development projects must guarantee the respect and fulfillment of the human rights of the affected communities, recommend COHRE and HIC
 
Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing Calls for International Solidarity for Earthquake in Peru
I wish to join the international community in expressing my condolences and solidarity to the people of Peru for the loss of human life caused by the earthquake that took place on 15 August 2007.
 
 
 

 

   
 


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